Hotels (if you prefer a hotel or have family members with you, we suggest the following)
I-75 exit # 312 Highway 53 in Calhoun, GA
La Quinta Inn
I-75 exit # 318 U.S 41 North in Calhoun, GA
Best Inns of Calhoun
I-75 exit # 333 Walnut Avenue in Dalton, GA
La Quinta Inn
Holiday Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn Express
Chattanooga, TN: Rock City, Lookout Mountain
Ruby Falls, Chattanooga Aquarium, Creative Discovery
Museum, Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park,
Chickamauga National Battlefield
Driving in from Calhoun:
Get on I-75 North take exit number 320 LaFayette/Resaca, turn (left) and go West on Hwy. 136 towards LaFayette, GA. Drive six miles until the road ends, turn right and continue on Hwy. 136, six more miles. The school and sign will be on the right.
Two ways to drive in from Dalton:
1. From the hotel, get on I-75 going north. Get off at the next exit #335, Rocky Face. Turn left and go back under the interstate. Go approximately 3 miles and turn left onto Hwy 201. Follow Hwy 201 and 12 miles to Villanow. At the intersection in Villanow, you will see a Favorite Market on the left. Turn left onto Hwy 136. We are one mile up on the left.
2. Over the mountain to FNRC:
Cross over I-75 and proceed up Dug Gap Mountain. At the base of Dug Gap Mountain, bear right onto Hurricane Road. Follow this road to the T junction. At the T junction, turn left. Follow this road all the way out to the major State Highway. This road is Tibbs Road and will turn into Joe Robeson Road. When you come to the State Highway 201, turn left. Follow Hwy 201 until you come to the intersection at Villanow. A Favorite Market will be on the left. Turn left onto Hwy 136. We are one mile up on the left.
Two ways back to Dalton from the FNRC
Hwy 201 to Dalton:
From our drive turn right onto Hwy 136 and travel to the Villanow intersection. Favorite Market will be on the right. Turn right onto Highway 201. Follow Hwy 201 until it ends at the T Junction at Rocky Face. Turn right. Follow the four lane highway until you come to the I-75 South exit. Go I-75 south for one exit. Get off at the Dalton exit #333. Turn left and cross back over I-75. America’s Best Inn will be on the right.
Over the mountain to Dalton:
From FNRC to the Dalton Exit 333 to America's Best Inn
Out of the FNRC, turn right onto Hwy. 136.
Travel one mile to Villanow at the intersection of Hwy 201 at the Favorite Market.
Turn right onto Hwy 201 Travel about 2 ½ miles
Just past the New Beginnings Baptist Church, turn right onto Joe Robeson Road.
Stay on the main road and travel about 5 miles to Hurricane Road. Watch for a brick church on the right and Hurricane Road is on the corner. Turn right onto Hurricane Road. Follow this very curvy road a short distance until you can bear left onto Dug Gap Mountain Road. (You will have the right-of-way to bear left or go straight.) Travel up and over the mountain. At the base of the mountain you will come to the I-75 entrance. Cross over I-75 and America’s Best Inns will be on the right.